1. 5 Games That Will Determine San Francisco 49ers' Fate in 2013

    Jim Harbaugh might say they all count the same, but there are always a few games on the schedule that seem to carry a bit more significance. The San Francisco 49ers have no shortage of games that could change the tide of their season in 2013...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Whose Stock Is on the Rise After OTAs

    In about three months, the San Francisco 49ers will be kicking off their 2013 season, and a few players have already built some positive momentum...

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  3. Who Will Win the San Francisco 49ers' No. 2 Wide Receiver Battle?

    When the San Francisco 49ers acquired Anquan Boldin in March, their depth at wide receiver was the least of their concerns...

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  4. 49ers Running Back Breakdown: Full Evaluation and Depth Chart Analysis

    The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most productive running games in the NFL . Led by a mauling offensive line and talented group of running backs, the Niners ranked fourth in rushing yards per game in 2012...

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  5. Will the Secondary Be the San Francisco 49ers' Achilles' Heel in 2013?

    We know the San Francisco 49ers can run it, throw it and defend the run. It's their ability to defend the pass that could be the difference between glory and disappointment in 2013...

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  6. 5 Players the 49ers Will Regret Passing on in the 2013 NFL Draft

    The San Francisco 49ers had a great draft. They filled needs, found talent and traded for picks in the 2014 NFL draft. Really, there's not much to criticize...

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  7. Setting Expectations for Each Member of San Francisco 49ers' 2013 Draft Class

    Most experts believe the San Francisco 49ers put together a respectable 2013 NFL draft class. And I'm right there with them. The Niners filled needs and found value with several of their picks...

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  8. San Francisco 49ers Big Board: Final Pre-Draft Update

    With 13 picks in the 2013 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers will have plenty of opportunities to find their next cornerstone player...

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  9. Must-Watch Games, Matchups and Storylines from 49ers' 2013 Schedule

    Five prime-time games, two playoff rematches and possibly the most competitive division rivalry in the NFL . That's what San Francisco 49ers fans will have to look forward to when the 2013 season kicks off in early September...

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  10. Who Do San Francisco 49ers Fans Want in the First Round of the 2013 NFL Draft?

    With the 31st pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers select... That's the million dollar question for Niners fans...

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  11. The 10 Best Draft Picks in San Francisco 49ers History

    Thanks to great success in the NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers have one of the richest histories in pro sports...

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  12. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Building the Perfect 7-Round Draft

    After receiving three compensatory picks , the San Francisco 49ers now have 14 picks for the 2013 NFL draft. With so many selections and so few needs, expect Trent Baalke and Co...

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  13. Predicting San Francisco 49ers' Starting Lineup Post-Week 1 of Free Agency

    After more than a week of free agency, the San Francisco 49ers have one major unanswered question. Who will start at free safety? Since Dashon Goldson fled to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , the 49ers, left with a big hole at safety, signed former St...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 22,342 reads 68 comments

  14. How Anquan Boldin Will Help Colin Kaepernick, 49ers Offense Thrive in 2013

    As Colin Kaepernick was becoming the NFL 's next big thing in the 2012-13 NFL playoffs, Anquan Boldin was reminding us how dominant he can still be...

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  15. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Predicting All 7 Rounds

    With Dashon Goldson and Delanie Walker bolting to new teams in the first few days of the 2013 NFL season, the San Francisco 49ers ' needs are much more clear...

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  16. A Farewell to Alex Smith as a Member of the San Francisco 49ers

    It's official. The Alex Smith era has come to a close in San Francisco. The Kansas City Chiefs and 49ers completed a trade on Tuesday that sent two draft picks to San Francisco for the former No...

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  17. Predicting San Francisco 49ers' Free-Agent Targets

    Without much cap space and a slew of draft picks, the San Francisco 49ers aren't likely to be major buyers in the free-agent market. However, don't sleep on Trent Baalke making a few sneaky good moves...

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  18. Breaking Down the Contracts Needed to Re-Sign Every 49ers Free Agent

    Most of the San Francisco 49ers ' key players are under contract for the 2013 season. However, a few consistent contributors will be free agents when the season officially begins on March 12...

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  19. Buying or Selling Latest Free-Agent Buzz Surrounding San Francisco 49ers

    It's been a quiet couple of weeks for the San Francisco 49ers since losing Super Bowl XLVII . But it won't be long before the free-agent fireworks go off...

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  20. Latest Salary Cap Breakdown for San Francisco 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers don't have a lot of glaring needs entering the 2013 offseason, and it's a good thing because they don't have the cap room to afford several fixes. A month ago, ESPN's John Clayton reported that the 49ers have $3...

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  21. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Fresh Predictions After the Super Bowl

    The San Francisco 49ers nearly completed a stunning comeback to win Super Bowl XLVII . But after an excruciating 34-31 loss to the Baltimore Ravens , the Red and Gold must focus their attention on getting better this offseason...

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  22. Will the 49ers Be Able to Slow Down Baltimore's Passing Attack?

    The San Francisco 49ers have already defeated two star quarterbacks en route to making Super Bowl XLVII . The Red and Gold are tasked in doing that one more time against Joe Flacco ...

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  23. 5 Questions San Francisco 49ers Must Answer in Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers will head into this offseason with a peace of mind unparalleled in the last decade. And that's because of Colin Kaepernick...

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  24. 5 Keys to the Game for the San Francisco 49ers in NFC Championship Showdown

    The wait is over. A year after losing to the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Game, the San Francisco 49ers have once again earned the opportunity to play their way into the Super Bowl...

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  25. How San Francisco 49ers Match Up with Remaining Playoff Teams

    After routing the Green Bay Packers 45-31 on Saturday night, the San Francisco 49ers were being praised as the favorite to win Super Bowl XLVII by many pundits...

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